International dating love abroad
We have a pretty incredible story – so I’m told – which included pulling off one of the greatest long distance relationships ever, being almost 15,000 kilometers apart. Before we knew it we had spent hours talking to each other and laughing together, and found ourselves sitting beneath a starry African sky in the early AM hours.Dinner had turned into breakfast and we forced ourselves to say goodbye before heading towards separate flights. If you truly want something to work, and you put everything you have into it, you’ll be surprised at what you can accomplish.
60 days out from us meeting in Scotland for New Years 2011 I received a box which had 60 letters; one each day until we met up!A few months in, I may have had only spent 12 hours physically with this person, but I felt like I had known him for years. Work out a time which works in both time zones and try to stick with it so you have consistency.Honestly, the concept of phone sex is ridiculous to me (that’s just me though – it might be your thing!He then came to Australia in April 2011 and spent a month with my friends and family before proposing!We spent two weeks in London in June of that year (where he proposed again, with a ring this time!We both worked 2 jobs to pay for all of our travel; 16 hour days, in my case while at the same time studying Journalism and Law full time at university and still maintaining a pretty impressive social life.
If I had a dollar for every time someone told me my relationship was doomed I would be set for life.
Eight years, eight cities: Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Bangkok, Berlin, Rome, Tel Aviv, Cape Town and Sydney, where I just relocated for a new job.
And what do I have to show for all that time spent living outside the U. The list goes on, but here are some highlights: at least twice as much romantic drama (and comedy) in half the time I spent in New York City, at least two books (the first, , is out Nov.
Mike had gone online, found a florist in my area and ordered them to be delivered…from America!
– to which my mother’s reaction when I got home that evening was; Over the months there were a constant string of romantic emails, chocolates, mixed CD’s, letters, and even pizza!!
I’m Megan from Australia, and over the last 5 years I’ve spent an accumulation of 6 months out of every year abroad.